Fixed-rate energy customers face huge price rises when deals end – switch to beat the hikes
Customers who move to the cheapest energy tariffs are facing big price hikes once those deals end, research has found
12 September 2016
British Gas customers put on most expensive tariff in smart meter error
Some customers have been unknowingly switched from their cheap tariff of choice to an expensive alternative by mistake
26 August 2016
British Gas offers free weekend electricity tariff – but will it save you money?
British Gas has launched a tariff offering eight hours of free electricity over weekends if you have its smart meter
1 July 2016
Energy firms offer 10-point switching guarantee
Customers switching between certain energy suppliers will now benefit from 10 'commitments'
14 June 2016
Guest comment: Vulnerable prepay energy customers must be first to receive smart meters
Labour MP Dawn Butler accuses the big six of lining their pockets by
6 May 2016
Urgent: The MSE Big Energy Switch Event 4 – British Gas £345/yr saving (existing custs too)
The clock's ticking for you to take advantage of cheaper than the cheapest gas and electricity
17 February 2016
More collective energy switches launch – how do they stack up?
More collective switches have been launched. But how do they stack up and compare with MSE's own Big Switch Event 4?
16 February 2016
British Gas and EDF to cut gas prices next month – but switch to save much more
British Gas and EDF have become the last of the big six energy firms to announce a price drop this year
11 February 2016
Complaints about energy firms rise by nearly a quarter in a year
Consumer complaints about energy firms shot up by 23% last year
25 January 2016
Hidden British Gas £270/yr saving
Too many people are burning cash to keep warm this winter - take five minutes to see how much you're throwing away
25 November 2015
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Autumn Budget 2021: Concerns raised over potential moves to raise the 0.75% charging cap on pensions27 October 2021The Government said it is to consult on possible changes to the 0.75% cap on pension fund charges, potentially raising the ceiling so that the funds can be used to invest in more expensive projects, such as renewable energy.
Autumn Budget 2021: Universal Credit cash boost confirmed for millions of workers but £20 uplift won't return27 October 2021The taper rate, which is the amount Universal Credit payments are reduced by when you're in work, will fall from 63% to 55%.
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21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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